North Texas parents and students may see more police officers near school campuses following last Friday’s mass shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
A state expert denied Monday that Texas made its latest standardized test too difficult, saying such exams have always gotten harder but that students still tend to improve their scores over time.
A coalition of about 120 property wealthy Texas school districts filed a lawsuit against the state Friday, alleging that its system of paying for public education is inadequate and unconstitutional.
The 2011-2012 school year is about a week away. But how prepared are schools and teachers, when it comes to providing an adequate education for your children?
It’s the 11th hour for school education funding in Texas. Legislators have a self-imposed 5 p.m. Friday deadline to work out differences between House and Senate funding bills.
Trustees from four North Texas school districts hint they’ll do whatever it takes— even suing the state if necessary— to get the money they say they need for their students.